Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
can also go to your child's college fund. lisa is here from triple the gift.com. thank you very much for being here. you said this is an idea you and your friend andrea came up with, after all the things your kids are involved in. tell us about that. >> thank you for having us, andrea. i appreciate it. this is an idea where every year we have come across another birthday party, another holiday and we were accumulating more and more gifts for our kids. which was wonderful. we thought wouldn't it be a great idea if there was a way we could save or have people contribute to our kids' college education, as well as teaching our kids how to donate to things that are meaningful to them and that is how triple the gift was born. >> so how does it work? it sounds like a gift registry or wedding registry. >> right. you personalize it, a person can put the child's name, event, joey's christmas registry, and a special message for family and friends to see. they invite family and friends to see it through e-mails, with a link or can directly e-mail from the website that we set up a registry.
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
: lisa mcnair got her playstation and was nearly tempted to buy a 60-inch television but the deal for latasha walker went irresistible. >> i came here for detergent. i came here for detergent and i'm walking away with a tv. isn't that something? you can't walk away without these deals. this is a heck of a deal. >> reporter: surae chinn, wusa9. >> it opened this morning at 8:00 p.m. from now on stores will be open from 6:00 a.m. to midnight. four more wal-marts are slated to open in the district. no completion date has been set for those stores. >>> in a move that wal-mart and other big box stores are watching, the d.c. council has joined its counterparts in montgomery and prince george's counties by approving a hike in the minute rum raise -- minimum raise. the vote was unanimous but it was just a preliminary procedure. the final approval is expected, though, next month. mayor ving sintsz -- mayor vincent gray said he would prefer a $10 an hour minimum raise. as of now, this wage bill has enough support to override a veto. >>> the end could be near for former south african preside